White, Patrick The Burnt Ones

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The Burnt Ones

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Eleven stories to which Patrick White brings his immense understanding of the urges which lie just beneath the facade of ordinary human relationships, especially those between men and women. A girl beset by her mother's influence, who marries her father's friend. . . A young man strangely moved into marriage with a girl like the mother who never understood him. . . A pretty market researcher who learns the ultimate details of love with a difference. . . The collector of bird-calls who unwittingly records the call of a very human nature.

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"Intensely original, dsturbing." ( Sunday Telegraph)

"To read Patrick White...is to touch a source of power, to move through areas made new and fresh, to see men and women with a sharpened gaze." ( Daily Telegraph)

"Patrick White's first collection of short stories confirms his strength as a creative artist." ( The Times)

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In this superlative collection of short stories, Patrick White explores the gulf - by turns funny and unbearably sad - between life's expectations and its realities. With immense understanding and compassion, he captures the longings that underly the relationships of men and women, and the tender pathos of the heart's secrets.

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